Star City 6: Sue Ellen Stutzman

Nesco Resource ( is one of the leading national staffing and employment agencies, offering temporary staffing, permanent placement, or direct hire opportunities as well as a host of other staffing, recruiting, and on-site management solutions. The new Lincoln office located at 620 N. 48th Street, Suite 104 recently opened its doors in June of 2016, joining over 100 established branch offices across 22 states, including the Omaha, NE branch that’s been serving clients for over 30 years. Sue Ellen Stutzman is the Branch Manager at Nesco Resource’s Lincoln office.

Tell us a little about your business. – Through our growing branch office network, we offer clients and employees a wide range of human resources services. Nesco Resource remains a financially stable and family-owned company, driven by our lengthy heritage and led by the original founder of our company nearly 60 years. Our constant commitment to quality at all levels has earned us numerous awards and accolades, including Inavero’s Best in Staffing Award for both Talent and Client categories from 2011 to 2016, putting Nesco Resource in the top 2% of staffing firms and employment agencies in the USA and Canada.

How did you get started in the industry? – I began my career as a recruiter in 1994 and realized that I had finally found my niche. I discovered that I could connect my love of helping others with my love of business and customer service; it’s been a very rewarding journey.

Tell us a little about your family. – I have been married to my husband Tim Stutzman for almost 18 years. We have 3 children: Mark (26), Lizy (17), and Shelby (15). We enjoy doing things as a family; our favorites are movies, racing, camping, and playing cards.

What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life? – The loss of my father to cancer in December of 2014. He demonstrated the importance of faith, family, and leaving your children with a legacy that they can be proud of.

What is your favorite thing to do on a day off? – Settle in with a good book and read.

What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know? – I love scrapbooking because it’s writing your family story in pictures.

If you could choose only one descriptive word to be remembered as, what would it be? – Integrity.

If you had a theme song, what would it be? – Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas.

If you could choose any other profession to be successful in, what would it be? – A meteorologist. I find weather very interesting.

What local non-profit organization(s) are you passionate about or involved with, and are there any special reasons why? – My church, Mercy City. I enjoy being involved in many different things there. What I hold most dear is that they truly welcome everyone and want to make each and every person feel comfortable and at home.

What is your favorite book or the last good book you read? – This Present Darkness by Frank Petretti.

What is your favorite movie? – P.S. I Love You.

What is your favorite TV show? – Gilmore Girls! Copious amounts of coffee, family dysfunction, and sarcasm…what is not to love?

What is your favorite local restaurant? – Stauffers Café. Nothing beats all that pie.

If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be? – Abraham Lincoln.

If our readers would like to contact you, how should they do so? – Call our Lincoln office at (531) 289-1116, email me at, or visit our website at

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